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BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet – Car and Driver

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

The seasons always change, but convertibles rarely do. The idea of a retractable roof on automobiles has existed since before the invention of the car itself, and droptops have been a mainstay of Audi’s offerings for decades now. In the United States, the four-ring brand sells four convertibles for a variety of clientele. There’s the small and relatively affordable A3 for sun seekers on a (sort of) budget, the stylish…

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety’s Sake – NPR

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to avoid collisions. His bike is fitted with an array of precise instruments and a battery hidden in the water bottle. Margaret J. Krauss/WESA hide caption toggle caption Margaret J. Krauss/WESA Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety’s Sake – NPR

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to avoid collisions. His bike is fitted with an array of precise instruments and a battery hidden in the water bottle. Margaret J. Krauss/WESA hide caption toggle caption Margaret J. Krauss/WESA Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to…

‘Clean cars’ will save us from climate change deniers – Aljazeera.com

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Donald Trump has, as we all know, withdrawn America from the Paris Climate Change Accords. The biggest, most promising international agreement since the founding of the United Nations. It was to be expected. He said he would. When he took office, the official White House website removed every mention of climate change. Except for the promise to get rid of the Climate Action Plan. It wasn’t just him….

‘Clean cars’ will save us from climate change deniers – Aljazeera.com

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Donald Trump has, as we all know, withdrawn America from the Paris Climate Change Accords. The biggest, most promising international agreement since the founding of the United Nations. It was to be expected. He said he would. When he took office, the official White House website removed every mention of climate change. Except for the promise to get rid of the Climate Action Plan. It wasn’t just him….

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety’s Sake – NPR

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to avoid collisions. His back is fitted with an array of precise instruments and a battery hidden in the water bottle. Margaret J. Krauss/WESA hide caption toggle caption Margaret J. Krauss/WESA Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

Hail, pummeled cars loom over US insurance results – Reuters

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

(Reuters) – A hailstorm that pounded down on a Subaru dealership in Plano, Texas, barely lasted 30 minutes, but left behind a trail of smashed windows, dented hoods and millions of dollars’ worth of claims for an insurer to cough up. Damage to thousands of cars in dealership lots across Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and other states are just some of the weather-related losses that have been hitting U.S. property insurers…

Emissions scandal? BMW `categorically rejects’ colluding with rivals – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

BMW denies reports that the German carmaker’s emissions treatment systems in its vehicles did not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design and prices. USA TODAY

Emissions scandal? BMW `categorically rejects’ colluding with rivals – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

BMW denies reports that the German carmaker’s emissions treatment systems in its vehicles did not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design and prices. USA TODAY

BMW 520D SE review: ‘One of the most complete cars you can buy’ – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017

Price: £36,025Top speed: 146mph0-62mph: 7.5 secondsMPG: 68.8CO2: 108g/km It’s unnerving being in the presence of an intellectual superior – especially when it’s a car. It’s something we are going to have to get used to. This latest 5-Series is the smartest and most technological BMW yet. Its neuro-robotic mind, or central computer, relentlessly anticipates, responds and adapts to everything you’ll ever encounter on the road… well, almost everything. We drivers…

These are the suicide cars and trucks that made the battle of Mosul so bloody – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Audi to Modify Up to 850000 Diesel Vehicles as Carmakers Face Backlash – New York Times

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

A day before Audi’s announcement, BMW said it would offer to upgrade the software in more than 350,000 vehicles. The BMW chairman said the company believed “there are more intelligent options than driving restrictions,” referring to the European cities — including Munich, where BMW is based — that have considered banning or restricting diesel vehicles. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Daimler announced on Tuesday that it would modify three…

Audi to update 850000 cars as diesel recalls widen – Seattle Times

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday. The company said in a statement that it “aims to maintain…

Audi Takes Heat for Ad That Suggests Husbands Shop for Brides Like They Do for Cars – NBCNews.com

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

The same automaker that aired an ad about a young girl overcoming sexism during the 2017 Super Bowl is now facing a global backlash over a television spot that suggested husbands-to-be give their prospective brides the same scrutiny they do a used car — or horse. The 30-second commercial shows the mother of the groom running up to closely inspect the bride-to-be, at one point opening up her mouth to…